Harry Pierpont

Birthday
13, 1902
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Oct 17, 1934 (32)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1902
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Oct 17, 1934 (32)

About

Known as 'Handsome Harry,' he was an associate and a bank-robbing mentor of John Dillinger.

Before Fame

He met Dillinger when the latter serving a 10-20 year sentence for robbery, and Pierpont was already a hard criminal with a long rap sheet.

Trivia

He taught Dillinger to be methodical about robberies: planning the robberies, casing the joint, and arranging - even practicing - the getaway routes.

Family Life

He was born in Muncie, Indiana.

Associated With

He was played by Geoffrey Lewis in the 1973 film Dillinger.